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‘Art Deco’ was a mainstream international design movement, spreading over a span of fourteen years, from 1925 to 1939. It played a crucial role in the development and the progression of Modern Art. The Deco Movement embodied a blend of the different modern decorative art styles, largely from 1920s and 1930s. These styles were the derivatives of several state-of-the-art painting philosophies of the twentieth century, including ‘Neoclassical,’ ‘Constructivism,’ ‘Cubism,’ ‘Modernism,’ ‘Art Nouveau,’ and ‘Futurism.’ The…

Between World War I and World War II, escapism through art was born and it made its way into every lifestyle. It was seen in furniture, jewelry, and architecture. This new art revolution became known as “Art Deco” and it was stylish, luxurious, and extravagant. After World War I, artists wanted to create hope and optimism for the future.The Art Deco movement began to decline when World War II began because the furniture was considered…

Glass is one of nature’s most versatile gifts to interior design. Colorful or clear, round or in shapes of unimaginable diversity, glass is one of our best home decorating materials when it comes to our kitchens, baths and furniture. Glass remains a classic option that has evolved to fulfill the demands of the ultra-modern amongst us.From antique Victorian to ultra-modern, glass knobs and pulls have become very popular in recent years. Glass cabinet hardware can…

What would you give for a pair of binoculars that has all the features that you want? Surely this is something that you have been dying to get your hands on considering all of the bad experiences you had with the binoculars that you have used. With the availability of the Leica Geovid HD 10 x 24, there is no sense to look for another perfect pair of binoculars.The Leica line of binoculars is specifically…

One of the more popular purchases of art buyers is limited edition fine art prints. These high quality prints provide the artistic brilliance of the original work at a fraction of the cost. Modern printing techniques used today produce remarkable reproductions of original art.You may wonder what the difference is between original artwork and limited edition prints. Original artwork is a work produced directly by the artist as opposed to being a reproduction. What does…

The greatest kitchenware company that makes collectible plates is Pfaltzgraff. The company has been around for ages making intricate Pfaltzgraff patterns that are just lovely and intricate. One of the famous Pfaltzgraff pattern is the Pfaltzgraff Folk Art kitchenware.The Pfaltzgraff Folk Art is a Pfaltzgraff pattern that has been around for centuries. This is, in fact, one of the earliest patterns that the company made during the 1800s and it features the rustic elements of…

Glass used to be used within homes and businesses purely for functional needs, such as windows and doors, and it wasn’t until around ten years ago that it started to be used as a feature, something to add interest and make a statement rather than purely for functionality.There are a variety of different glasses used now, and they each have different functions and uses, which may vary from home to business use. The main glasses…

Have you seen the latest trend to buy and wear Vintage Jewellery? Its all over the fashion papers. Celebrities are paying big money to obtain a genuine piece and it seems that everyone is emptying out their grandmothers jewelery box or raiding their local thrift store to find a piece. Would you like to own some genuine vintage jewelery and don’t know what to buy? As with most things not all vintage jewelery is born…

Creating Personalized Crystal Keepsake and Commemorative ItemsEver wondered how a photograph can be etched inside a 2D or 3D glass cube?It all starts with a scanning device. Your photograph is numerized and then analyzed by the scanner. The information collected is subsequently used to construct digital internal engraving inside a crystal glass with a laser beam.Results?A 2D or 3D etched crystal beholding in its heart an eternal keepsake of memorable moments that can be cherished…

The word mosaic originates from the Greek language, which means “patient work, worthy of the Muses.” Nonetheless, mosaic tiles have already been used even earlier throughout the Sumerian civilization, when the Sumerians designed mosaic panels to depict their king riding a chariot for the duration of a battle. Egyptians also employed the same to represent their royalty, and at the same time furnish walls, floors, and supporting pillars. Other ancient civilizations like the Romans, Greeks,…